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Dollar store donates $17k to local school district


Last updated 11/17/2020 at 4:02pm

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Representatives from Dollar General and Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 pose at the new store at 11340 Jimmy Camp Road with the ceremonial check for $17,000 given by the store for the district's literacy programs.

This week Dollar General celebrated the official grand opening of its 17,000th store - which happens to be in Fountain - with a $17,000 donation to Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8.

"We are excited to commemorate this milestone in the Centennial State and expand our ability to play a positive role in the 17,000 communities that we're proud to call home," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's chief executive officer. "Since our founding more than 80 years ago, we have remained focused on helping customers save time and money, and the opening of our 17,000th store demonstrates this ongoing...

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